So I guess everyone heard about this case. Taylor Swift accused this DJ of groping her back in 2013. The DJ of course, denied he did anything wrong. He was fired from the station for this incident. She claimed they were posing for a photograph and he grabbed her bare butt under her skirt. The photograph shows his hand very low, but it doesn't show him reaching her dress. But we don't have the full video. We just have photographs.
So David Mueller sued Swift last year and lost the case. The judge awarded her a symbolic 1$ for her victory. David Mueller professes his absolute innocence.
My view is that he was a sacrificial lamb. Of course, he didn't just intentionally walk up to Taylor Swift and grab her ass. I think that is absurd. I have been in a similar situation. One time I was meeting my beautiful Polish lady friend at a D&B. And we had not seen each other in a long time. I was wearing a backpack on one shoulder. So when I went to hug her, it got caught on my arm and force my hand down and I accidentally grabbed her butt. We were friends so she just laughed and pulled me closer and made a joke.
But this was not about a criminal offense. This is about him being fired from a job. And I know people who get fired for a lot less. I still think Swift could have talked with him face to face and settled it. She did not have to use her celebrity to get him fired.
What do you guys think?
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She honestly does not know when to stop with her songs even the positive songs about the guys in her life seem to have a negative edge to them.
Not to mention its kinda shocking any guy would be crazy enough to date or marry her as she seems like a walking talking public diary of stuff I'm pretty sure. Many guys would prefer did not get said in public regardless if its mostly done in a anonymous fashion.
I really like the the song Wildest Dreams. But I also wonder about how the guy its obviously written about feels about the song. Plus she has a really bad temper which in many cases is justified.
But in this case Taylor Swift was physically taller in just about every aspect in this specific issue. Its pretty obvious he meant to just put his arm around her but it instead happened to be her butt. I really feel like Taylor Swift blew this out of proportion and just kinda let her natural anger get ahead of the true intentions. Girls are notorious for inflating things beyond recognition.
So if your girlfriend came to you claiming that some guy grabbed her ass. . . you would just assume she blew things out of proportion?
If you look at their pics together her butt is litterally like two inches higher than his shoulder level WHEN STANDING. Chances he would touch her butt at all when trying to just friendly put his arm around her would be like 9 out of 10 times. What do you expect when guy is only like 5' 4 to a girl whos like almost 6 feet tall. Geniuses.
RolandCuthbert I'd let her deal with it its not my ass that got grabbed. I'm not some prince charming set out to fix every injustice in the world.
There is such a thing as doing things subtly and then then there is doing things loudly just to make noise. And this was just to make noise. If Taylor Swift really wanted to deal with this issue it would have been just as easy to do this privately.
Hey, I just wanted you to answer the question. I don't need all your emotions.
Its weird. You are so upset, you didn't even read the post. I agree with you. But his hand was on her ass. I just think it was an accident and she should have treated it as such.
In reality, I have know many people to lose their jobs over much, much less.
I'm less upset and just more confused how people think this stuff is okay. Its complete abuse of ablities as a "influencer" and most of all its childish to make such a big deal out of this small incident. It could have been a lot worse than simply groping the rear. XD. I'm not saying its okay to give a blind eye to this. But it did not have to be so public nor taken this harshly. I find it kinda shocking people think its okay to just blindly blame and give harsh penalties in a way that in no way shape or form teaches a lesson.
A larger evil does not fix a lesser one.
I am sorry, if I am a bit harsh. I have to admit that maybe GaG has made me a bit rough around the edge.
So let me try;
I think Taylor was wrong. She could have simply called this guy when she felt ready and told him about the incident. I do not agree that women should just sweep things under the rug like you suggest. That is silly. But we are all adults and she especially her could handle things differently. She can't claim she was intimidated. She is Taylor Swift, she hires and fires guys everyday for much less.
But all this other stuff you are suggesting throws me off. People think this stuff is okay? What people? Have you read this thread? Obviously there is much disagreement. He lost his job and that is a bit harsh. But he isn't in jail. She never accused him of a crime.
Well she could have asked him to simply publically apologize I guess is my point. I mean she made this a thing in 2018 when the event took place what in 2013 thats a long 5 years to let this lie dormant. Its seems that if you did not think it was a big deal at that time why throw a tantrum over it like 5 years later.
It really comes off as malicious.
I don't even think it needed to be public. She could have just said, "you grabbed my ass, did you do it on purpose?"
And he could have responded or explained. If he pretended it didn't happen or claimed she was crazy, then of course. . . bury the guy.
Exactly it could have been kept so much simpler and shorter and less expensive. And less of a drama story.